Harriet Tucker

Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Tucker was born in 1853, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Tucker, was 33 and her mother, Eliza Webb, was 32. She married William Whimpey in 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Glyncorrwg, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Philip Cooper
Harriet Tucker
Marriage: 1881
Samuel Cooper
Elizabeth Cooper
Harriet Cooper

Spouse and Children

    Philip Cooper



Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    Samuel Cooper


    Elizabeth Cooper


    Harriet Cooper


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Tucker


    Eliza Webb




    Elizabeth Ann Tucker


    Alice Tucker



    Thomas Tucker


World Events (7)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 14

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 31

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 37

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southwestern England and South Wales): occupational name for a fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle English tuck(en) ‘to full cloth’ (Old English tūcian ‘to torment’). This was the term used for the process in the Middle Ages in southwestern England, and the surname is more common there than elsewhere. Compare Fuller and Walker .2 Americanized form of Jewish To(c)ker ( see Tokarz ).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear’, ‘beloved’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harriett Tucker in household of Thomas Tucker, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harriot Tucker in household of Thomas Tucker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Harriet Whimpy in household of William Whimpy, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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